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Culture United Kingdom chef accused of cultural appropriation over 'jerk rice'
Author: 0 United Kingdom chef accused of cultural appropriation over 'jerk rice'

Butler, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, hit out at Oliver on Twitter saying " jerk " isn't just a word "you put before stuff to sell products". Jerk is seasoning usually used on chicken or pork. The celebrity chef has found himself in the centre of a storm after he was accused of cultural appropriation over his new packet microwavable rice.

Culture Drake visited a young fan awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago
Author: 0 Drake visited a young fan awaiting a heart transplant in Chicago

The spokesperson added that Sofia said meeting him "was a miracle" and the "best birthday gift ever". Last week, Sanchez, who is a huge fan of the rapper, posted a video of herself dancing to the viral "Kiki Challenge" (a dancing challenge sparked by Drake's latest chart-topping song " In My Feelings ") attached to her IV in a hospital hallway.

Culture Danny Boyle No Longer Directing Bond 25
Author: 0 Danny Boyle No Longer Directing Bond 25

It was announced by producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, and current Bond star Daniel Craig . The as-yet-untitled film - due for release in the United Kingdom on October 25 next year - will be Craig's fifth outing as 007.

Culture Cardi B Made Funny Moves Onstage at the 2018 MTV VMAs
Author: 0 Cardi B Made Funny Moves Onstage at the 2018 MTV VMAs

Camila Cabello has replied to one of her own tweets from 2012 in which she said she wanted to be at the MTV VMAs - after winning two awards this year. Cardi B , who opened the night by introducing a Shawn Mendes performance, was another big victor, taking home trophies for the Lopez collaboration, best new artist and song of the summer for " I Like It ", which she'd recorded alongside Bad Bunny and J Balvin.

Culture Chris Pine Becomes the OUTLAW KING in New Trailer
Author: 0 Chris Pine Becomes the OUTLAW KING in New Trailer

One other strike against it is the casting of Chris Pine . Fans of Mel Gibson's Oscar-winning film Braveheart may recall that Robert the Bruce featured in the film, however, many have argued that his portrayal was far from accurate. What do you think of the first trailer for Outlaw King? . Unlike Hell or High Water , Outlaw King is 1) a historical epic and 2) will be exclusive to Netflix after its premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Culture Asia Argento Allegedly Paid Off Jimmy Bennett To Conceal Statutory Rape Evidence
Author: 0 Asia Argento Allegedly Paid Off Jimmy Bennett To Conceal Statutory Rape Evidence

Argento was one of the first actresses to publicly accuse disgraced film producer Weinstein of sexual assault and has since spoken out in support of other victims. "We made a decision to deal compassionately with Bennett's demand for help and give it to him. Anthony personally undertook to help Bennett economically, upon the condition that we would non longer suffer any further intrusions in our life", she continued.

Culture The Internet Was Not Impressed With the 2018 VMAs
Author: 0 The Internet Was Not Impressed With the 2018 VMAs

Jennifer Lopez danced her way into the history books on Monday, taking home the coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards . Nicki Minaj picked up the award for Best Hip Hop Video and Imagine Dragons won the award for Best Rock Video. "I had a baby. and now I'm still winning awards".

Culture Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace

After Palace's Andros Townsend rattled the bar with a thundering effort from distance the visitors were awarded a penalty when Mamadou Sakho tripped Mohammed Salah. "They commit players in the box". "I'm not saying we are going to do as well as we did a year ago, but if it happens that the season is going to be different then it has to be because of the other teams being stronger, not us being weaker".

Culture Netflix 'testing ads' between episodes
Author: 0 Netflix 'testing ads' between episodes

Netflix is testing adverts for the first time, while promoting its original programming between episodes of other series, including Shameless, Frasier and Parks and Recreation. The online video streaming giant said Monday in an email to Fortune that the ads aren't paid commercials and are among the "hundreds of tests every year so we can better understand what helps members more easily find something great to watch".

Author: 0 Madonna Honors Aretha Franklin With Personal VMA Tribute

Madonna's rambling tribute was both heartfelt and a cautionary tale about what happens when you reach a certain stratosphere where the obscene wealth and fame insulates you from people who might challenge your shitty ideas and ultimately protect you from your own delusions.

Culture Jürgen Klopp delighted with ‘ugly’ Liverpool’s win at Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp delighted with ‘ugly’ Liverpool’s win at Crystal Palace

Joel Matip has returned to the matchday squad after recovering from injury, but Joe Gomez continues alongside Virgil van Dijk at the heart of the Liverpool defence. 'It was not a brilliant performance - our full-backs can play 70 or 80% better - but I'm very happy with the result, ' Klopp told Sky Sports. "I don't know that you can necessarily stop them for 90 minutes from getting anywhere near your goal - that might be too strong an objective".

Culture Choir! Choir! Choir! sets Aretha Franklin tribute for Thursday
Author: 0 Choir! Choir! Choir! sets Aretha Franklin tribute for Thursday

The stars were shining bright at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Monday (Aug. 20). It isn't the first time Madonna has come under fire for a tribute though as she was previously criticised for her speech, also at the VMAs , following the death of Michael Jackson in 2009.

Culture Spotify Responds To Nicki Minaj’s Allegations Of Unfair Treatment
Author: 0 Spotify Responds To Nicki Minaj’s Allegations Of Unfair Treatment

Minaj particularly took issue with Scott's sales of bundles , which included clothing and "season pass" tickets with the album. Travis sold over 50K of these. Travis wasn't her only target. You do not want to make an enemy of Nicki Minaj . Minaj didn't stop there: another target of the rapper's was Spotify - and she was even more stinging in her rebuke for Daniel Ek's company than she was for Scott's team.

Culture The Eagles pass Michael Jackson for the best-selling album of all time
Author: 0 The Eagles pass Michael Jackson for the best-selling album of all time

Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 comprises a string of massive hits, among them Take It Easy , Witchy Woman , Lyin' Eyes, Desperado , One of These Nights and Take It to the Limit - but it does not include Hotel California . Sales and streams for " Thriller " were last updated past year. As of February of 2017, Thriller became the first album in history to pass 30x platinum, with the RIAA reporting 33 million sales/streams.

Culture Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit
Author: 0 Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

Franklin was strongly influenced by her father, who served as the pastor of a black Baptist church in Detroit and sang gospel songs. But Franklin was committed to overturning that, Jackson said. She told the Associated Press in 2008 that "Music is my thing, it's who I am". I wanted to call and see how she was, but if she was truly very sick, who was I to bother her at this time? "I don't think I was a catalyst for the women's movement", she told Rolling Stone in 2014.

Culture Melania Trump Warns of Cyberbullying as President Continues Attacks on Twitter
Author: 0 Melania Trump Warns of Cyberbullying as President Continues Attacks on Twitter

The event follows the May unveiling of the first lady's "Be Best" initiative , a campaign to help bring awareness to the most important issues facing the nation's children, including overall well-being, social media and opioid abuse . Her husband, President Donald Trump , continued his attacks Monday morning on Twitter, this time aimed at John Brennan ("the worst Central Intelligence Agency director in our country's history"), Bob Mueller ("disgraced and discredited"), and Justice ...

Culture White House Counsel Has Spoken to Mueller for 30 Hours
Author: 0 White House Counsel Has Spoken to Mueller for 30 Hours

According to the article, McGahn spoke to the Mueller team about the President's "comments and actions during the firing" of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyComey: "Truth exists and truth matters" Lieu: Giuliani saying "truth isn't truth" is another step toward "authoritarianism" Santorum: Mueller could avoid charges of McCarthyism by investigating DOJ, FBI MORE; the President's "obsession with putting a loyalist in charge" of the Russian Federation investigation; and the ...

Author: 0 Winona Ryder Reveals She & Keanu Reeves Might Be Married!

Who said movies can't reflect real life? For their wedding scene Coppola reportedly called in a real Romanian priest to preside over their nuptials, prompting the Stranger Things actress to believe they are married in real-life. Rumours swirled about a budding romance between in two top actors in 2008. "They are always hugging on the set", a source told America's Star magazine, according to Celebs Now .

Culture Asia Argento Reportedly Made a Deal With Own Sexual Assault Accuser
Author: 0 Asia Argento Reportedly Made a Deal With Own Sexual Assault Accuser

Bennett claimed the "sexual battery" affected his work and mental health, his attorney wrote previous year in a notice of intent to sue that was sent to Argento's lawyer, per The Times . "We hope nothing like this ever happens to you again", Goldberg wrote. "You are a powerful and inspiring creator and it is a miserable condition of life that you live among shitty individuals who've preyed on both your strengths and your weaknesses".

Culture Shambolic United self-destruct in 3-2 loss at Brighton
Author: 0 Shambolic United self-destruct in 3-2 loss at Brighton

Brighton's Murray said their 3-1 home win over United last season gave them confidence that could spring another surprise. Brighton had all three goals before the end of the first half, and despite having just 33 percent possession. The footage features the Old Trafford derby, won impressively by City in December, and has the narrator, Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley commenting: "It is Guardiola versus Mourinho once more".

Culture Ronda Rousey to compete in maiden WWE Monday Night Raw match
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey to compete in maiden WWE Monday Night Raw match

Dave Meltzer reported on Wrestling Observer Radio that Lesnar is scheduled to appear at just one more Raw , on August 13th, before his match against Roman Reigns at SummerSlam . Last week's Raw saw Seth Rollins and Finn Bálor join forces to defeat Intercontinental champion Dolph Ziggler and his sizeable supporter Drew McIntyre when Rollins pinned Ziggler, earning himself a rematch for the workhorse title at SummerSlam in the process.

Culture Man Utd Fan Starts GoFundMe To Raise £12 Million For Mourinho Sacking
Author: 0 Man Utd Fan Starts GoFundMe To Raise £12 Million For Mourinho Sacking

For the first time in almost two years, Mourinho's men conceded more than twice with all three Brighton goals arriving before half-time through Glenn Murray , Shane Duffy and a Pascal Gross penalty. The second reaction is that, because I am in the movie, I could ask for some royalties. Murray flicked the ball over past David de Gea with his marker Victor Lindelof , so impressive in the World Cup finals for Sweden, nowhere near the man he was supposed to be marking.

Culture Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Confirm Their Engagement
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Confirm Their Engagement

Thank you for preserving us". The couple, who were engaged after two months of dating , both took to Instagram to celebrate the milestone. With all my heart and soul.' before adding in a separate post: 'The only way to do this... Jonas". Priyanka's cousin Parineeti Chopra , Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan Sharma and screenwriter Mushtaq Sheikh were present at the function.

Culture Kevin Spacey's latest film grosses only $189 at the U.S. box office
Author: 0 Kevin Spacey's latest film grosses only $189 at the U.S. box office

Billionaire Boys Club is based on the real-life story of a group of young men living in LA, who started a Ponzi scheme, back in the 1980s. In the wake of the scandal, the actor was sacked from the Netflix series House of Cards and Ridley Scott's All the Money In The World , where his scenes were cut and he was replaced by Christopher Plummer.